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Mike Brown, Michael Brown

A Look Back on the Death of Mike Brown in Ferguson

In this reposting of an August 2018 article, we remember 18-year-old Mike Brown, whose death at the hands of a White police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, on Aug. 9, 2014 sparked the Black Lives Matter movement.

Geneva Reed-Veal

EBONY Exclusive: EBONY Talks With Geneva Reed-Veal, Mother of Sandra Bland

Sandra Bland would have celebrated her 32nd birthday in 2019. Instead we sadly remember her untimely death on July 13, 2019. We are revisiting this 2016 interview with Sandra Bland’s mother, Geneva Reed-Veal and former Editor Shantell Jamison.

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Former EBONY writer and editor Jamilah Lemieux published this powerful opinion piece on July 16, 2015, just days after Bland was found dead in a Texas jail in Waller County.

Sandra Bland's Own Recording of 2015 Traffic Confrontation Surfaces

Sandra Bland’s Own Recording of 2015 Traffic Confrontation Surfaces

The arresting trooper can be heard threatening Bland in the newly released video.

Black Man Found Hanging in Same Jail Where Sandra Bland Died

Texas Rangers are investigating the incident which took place in the same jail where Sandra Bland died.

Sandra Bland Family Seeking Independent Autopsy of Woman Found Dead in Texas Jail

Sandra Bland’s Family Questions Prison Footage in HBO Documentary (VIDEO)

The death of Sandra Bland left both the public and her family with unanswered questions…

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In Brief: Sandra Bland’s Mom Backs Police Reform Bill, Man on United Flight Speaks

Sandra Bland’s Mother Promotes Police Reforms in Texas Geneva Reed-Veal, whose daughter Sandra Bland died…

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Sandra Bland’s Family Reaches Settlement, Wins Commitments to Reform

Attorneys for Sandra Bland’s family say a settlement has been reached in their civil suit…

Sandra Bland: Officer Claims He Was ‘Threatened’ by Prosecutors

A police officer in the small Texas town where Sandra Bland, a Black woman who…

Sandra Bland

Bland Family Lawyer: ‘Guard Admitted to Falsifying Jail Log’

The lawyer for Sandra Bland’s mother said a former Waller County Jail guard told him…